Marijuana rally video shows arrest of Lacy Lee, confrontation between cops & angry protesters

According to attorney Rob Corry, voters have tried to make Denver "the most marijuana-friendly city on Earth," supporting a 2000 amendment to use cannabis medically, 2004 and 2006 measures to legalize it for adult use, and a 2008 edict to make enforcing pot regs the lowest law-enforcement priority. That's why Corry is defending Lacy Lee, who was charged with marijuana possession during a weed-legalization rally. The arrest and the angry confrontations that followed were caught on Denver Police video on view below.
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